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was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of britain for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of the murdoch primary everyb
show "top gear." clarkson's good buddies with rebekah brooks, the woman in charge of rupert murdoch's news international and arrested this summer in connection with the company's phone hacking scandal. today clarkson kicked it into low gear when he launched a verbal tirade at the 2 million public sector workers who were currently striking in the united kingdom. >> i'd have them all shot. i would take them outside and execute them in front of their families. i mean, how dare they go on strike when they have pensioned that are going to be guaranteed while the rest of us have to work for a living. >> really? jeremy clarkson thinks working for a living means riding around in expensive cars and crashing them when he's done? he should try cleaning the streets, educating the children or caring for somebody who's sick. that's what real work is. but his talk about guilt-edged pensions sounds pretty familiar. the reason the brits are out in the streets is no different from why people are in the streets in this country. the british government wants them to work longer and for less pay and, of
in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and crime victims. >> two explosions rocked central oslo in the last hour. >> reporter: july 22nd, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing kills eight people. on nearby utoya island, at least 70 people, many of them youngsters, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described address a right wing christian extremist. >> that's just part of the year. joe will conclude the rest of it in a bit, including the penn state scandal. >>> before the break we kicked off our year in review. joe johns wraps the rest of 2011. >> it's a remarkable moment. this is a remarkably important vote for the country. it is also remarkably emotional moment for this democratic congresswoman to return to the house floor for the first time. >> reporter: august 1st, a rare moment of bipartisan support on capitol hill. >> breaking news that could impact your mortgage rate or what you pay for your credit card. standard & poor's served notice this afternoon that
, rupert murdoch shuts news of the wormed, the paper accused of hacking -- world the paper accused of hacking the voice mail of a murdered teenager. murdoch news corporation is the parent company of fox news. schools for scandal, 180 teachers and principals in at happen at that accused of change -- atlanta, accused of changing answers, more than 8 to educators con -- 80 educators confessed. high schoolers in new york were charged with paying college students to take sats for them. bernie fine is fired after some men say he molested them as boys. fine says he is innocent. >> jerry sandusky the former penn state assistant football coach charged with sexually abusing a number of boys he said he was mentoring. >> joe paterno and other top officials forced out after failing to alert police after an assistant told them he saw sandusky assaulting a child. >> stay with fox for the latest on penn state and all the scandals in 2012. in new york, fox news. >>> caught on camera, a huge brawl inside the biggest mall in america, the mall of america, took police an hour to get things under contro
development in the illegal phone hacking case against rupert murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. a journalist from the now defunct paper has been arrested in london in connection with fresh allegations of phone hacking. the 41-year-old was jailed back in 2007 also on phone hacking charges. >>> there's a new acting chief today at the federal aviation administration. deputy administrator michael huerta. this after the top official stepped down. randy babbitt resigned tuesday after being arrested over the weekend on drunk driving charges. local officials did not disclose the results of his blood alcohol test. >>> new information about the u.s. drone that went down in iran over the weekend. the unmanned aircraft was on a cia mission and was part of a special fleet of stealth drones that have spied on iran for years from an afghanistan air base. iran claims it shot down that plane after it was found some 140 miles deep into that country's airspace. >>> a sentence is expected this morning for disgraced illinois governor rod blagojevich. the impeached governor is expected to address th
to show that rupert murdoch's son james was told details of the hacking scandal at "news of the world" the tabloid. the e-mails were released yesterday by a parliamentary panel. james says he opened the e-mails on his blackberry, but did not read them. >> did not read them, but responded to them. >> don't act like you don't do that. >> this is big problems. so anyway -- >>> here's one from our parade of papers. birmingham news says a new space venture is coming to huntsville, alabama. paul allen announced he's starting a company there's that going to build a giant plane to launch rockets into space for satellites, cargo, and eventually tourism. the project puts allen in competition with british billionaire richard branson and amazon founder who are working on their own commercial space enterprises. and of course, huntsville, alabama, willie, has long been the space central in the south. >> it sure has. i'm going to wait until they work out the kinks on the rich guy airlines, second generation of those flights, i think. let's go down to d.c. for some politico with mike allen with a loo
rupert murdoch, he has all these things going on. the you think he will let the guy at 5:00 say about this stuff, but this together, it's completely wrong and still never? >> that is exactly what i think. come out there and say a bunch of things that are completely wrong and stay on the network. he said a planning is back in the nixon days. you as happy to see glen beck go as i am? you satisfied? c-span: glen beck. >> a special place in my heart. c-span: why is that? >> believe me. a lot of material. no i don't even talk about him anymore because not only has this profile ended on fox news, but his influence has faded. zero while kaytoo was doing. his ratings were high, and did he tell us what this man this is what is wrong, to be, is this is just one factor of what is wrong with u.s. media. the foxes model and then there is everybody else's. what they've managed to do is with people into a frenzy. they work on fear and paranoia, and you have a man like glen r onsed and probablyi do think the key is telling you news with the is acting like this weird, you know, televangelist telling y
, an editor of two of london's biggest tabloids "the daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, because to do so would be to
tried and failed to rob a 7-eleven in a gumby costume. there was wendy murdoch pimp slapping the guy who tried to pie her husband rupert. in were the two old guys who scrapped on stage at a canadian football reunion. alas, there can be but three medalists and only one who wears gold. the bronze goes to the mountain biker who was dominated by a 300 pound leaping antelope. the silver to a crowd favorite who has become an internet hero, the cane-skinned cap eyewitness to a police chase in panama city, florida. >> he came in dukz of hazard, getting it, digging like that, like dale jr. >> it is honestly hard to believe there was somebody better than that guy over the last 12 months or someone more entertaining than the cain/perry campaign combo. >> if they print any more money over there in washington, the goal is going to be good. >> but there was. this year saw perhaps the greatest public meltdown in the history of american popular culture. our 2011 person of the year is the star of both "hot shots" and "tough shots part two," he is mr. charlie sheen. >> tired of pretending. i've been ridin
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